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Sri Lankan, court, dismisses, challenging, presidential, candidate, Rajapaksa's, citizenship

Sri Lankan court dismisses case challenging presidential candidate Rajapaks...

10 October, 2019 7:22 pm 7:22 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – A Sri Lankan court on Friday dismissed a legal case challenging presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s Sri Lankan citizenship, removing a major barrier he faced in contesting the Nov. 16 poll. The three-judge panel of Appeal Court unanimously dismissed the case that challenged the validity of Rajapaksa’s Sri Lankan citizenship, which he obtained … Read More


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Bulgaria’s Georgieva emerges as EU’s candidate for IMF head

08 August, 2019 3:23 am 3:23 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union sates picked Bulgaria’s Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc’s candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after more than 12 hours of talks on Friday that highlighted the EU’s internal divisions. The 65-year-old chief executive of the World Bank got the backing of a majority of the 28 EU states, … Read More


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Germany’s Merkel should serve full term, says heir apparent

05 May, 2019 8:30 am 8:30 am

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The leader of Germany’s ruling Christian Democrats (CDU) and heir presumptive to Angela Merkel said she had no ambition to succeed her as chancellor until 2021 ahead of a major test of popularity at this month’s European election. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who last December won a party leadership contest as Merkel – Europe’s … Read More